ISP News & Notes

The Study Break Edition - December 11, 2015

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Good luck on your finals and have a restful and fun winter break! But before you go, please take a quick look at these reminders and tips. We'll be in the office during regular walk-in hours next week, December 14-18, in case you need a travel signature.


Best Wishes,


Jennifer Knupp & Christine Richardson

Your ISP Office

Will you be traveling Outside the U.S.?

Allow extra time at the airport for international flights and be sure that
  • Your I-20 travel signature will be valid on the day you reenter the U.S.
  • Your passport will be valid at least 6 months past the date you will reenter the U.S.
  • Your F1 visa is valid.


Recommended but not required to also travel with:


  • A copy of your SEVIS I-901 fee payment receipt
  • A print-out of your unofficial transcript (You can do this through OPUS.)
  • Financial documentation (bank statements, etc)



When you return, upload any new immigration document to ISSS Link and make sure the end date on your new I-94 is correct. It should be D/S.

Sophomores, let's talk.

You know you'll think back on your time at Oxford College as one of your most cherished and important times of your life. You worked hard and played hard. Oxford is a special place. This May mark your time here and its significance by participating in one of the College's most important traditions - Commencement. Plan on participating and invite your family to watch you receive your diploma.


Learn more about Commencement, Baccalaureate, and the Sophomore Banquet here.


Important Dates


  • Thursday, May 5, 2016 - Sophomore Banquet
  • Friday, May 6, 2016 - Baccalaureate and Dean's Dinner
  • Saturday, May 7, 2016 - Commencement